Bashir at Center of Oscar Controversy

As Oscar season heats up, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is being criticized for a change in rules that has made the Israeli animated feature Waltz With Bashir ineligible ... Continue Reading →

TV Asahi Acquires Shin-ei Animation

Japanese Television Network TV Asahi has acquired a majority stake on animation studio Shin-ei Animation, according to Daily Variety. The purchase of $28.5 million in additional shares ... Continue Reading →

Fuji, Production IG Making Hottarake

The Fuji TV network is delving deeper into the animation business with anime studio Production IG have. Tokyograph.com reports that the entities joined forces to make a CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

Potter Producer Puts Magic in Access Asia Fund

Producer David Heyman, whose credits include the Harry Potter movies, is helping to bridge the gap between Asian and Hollywood content creators. Daily Variety reports that he has joined ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg Quits DreamWorks

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks have officially ended their distribution relationship, and Steven Spielberg is leaving to form a new motion picture company in partnership with Reliance ... Continue Reading →

Chihuahua is Top Dog at Box Office

Some crafty CG work by Tippett Studio allows dogs to talk in Disney’s Beverly Hills Chihuahua, which took in roughly $29 million domestically over the weekend to easily claim ... Continue Reading →

Jai Vigneshwar Opens in India

Mayajaal Ent. Ltd has completed a 2D Flash-animated movie dubbed Jai Vigneshwar, which will be released on 30 digital screens across India on Thursday, Oct. 9. The production involved ... Continue Reading →

Warner Gets Claws in Yogi Bear Pic

He may be smarter than the average bear, but can Yogi deliver the goods on the big screen? According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. is developing a feature film based on the ... Continue Reading →

Cats & Dogs Sequel in the Works

CG-animated pooches and pussies will be going at it again in Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, a sequel to the hit 2001 family comedy Cats & Dogs. The Hollywood Reporter ... Continue Reading →

Date Set for Kung Fu Panda Sequel

DreamWorks Animation announced plans to release a sequel to Kung Fu Panda on June 3, 2011. The stereoscopic 3-D followup is also expected to hit IMAX screens worldwide. Released over ... Continue Reading →